Definition of Rightism

1. Noun. The ideology of the political right; belief in or support of the tenets of the political right.

Generic synonyms: Ideology, Political Orientation, Political Theory
Derivative terms: Rightist



Definition of Rightism

1. Noun. (uncountable) Belief or support of he principles of the political right. ¹

2. Noun. (countable) An act or statement supporting the political right. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rightism

1. a conservative political philosophy [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rightism

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rightful(a)
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rightfulnesses
righthand
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rightie
righties
righting
righting reflexes
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rightish
rightism (current term)
rightisms
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rightless
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rights
rights-of-way
rights issue
rights of entry

Literary usage of Rightism

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1. U.S.-Japan Strategic Reciprocity: A Neo-Internationalist View by Edward A. Olsen (1985)
"Mishima's posthumous rejection by the SDF made his suicide a fiasco and showed their lack of sympathy for his brand of rightism. The rightism of Akao Bin's ..."

2. The Essence of Hayek by Friedrich August Hayek, Chiaki Nishiyama (1984)
"He was accused of "rightism" and removed in April 1955, then was shot. 3. Prior to 1968, adjustments of the ..."

3. Old South Leaflets (General Series). by Old South Association, Old South Church (Boston, Mass.) (1902)
"... the nationalization of slavery upon the basis of States-rightism in a federal Union, composed principally of free communities, by which slavery was ..."

4. Latin America Today by Pablo González Casanova (1993)
"The expanding wave of rightism embraces countries that, as in the case of Costa Rica, have maintained a tradition of subordinating military power to ..."

5. A Biographical Sketch of Henry A. Wise: With a History of the Political by James Pinkney Hambleton (1856)
"... women's-rightism and every other ism imaginable. These, Sir, have given it its strength there, in that section of our country where men meet together in ..."

6. A Biographical Sketch of Henry A. Wise: With a History of the Political by James Pinkney Hambleton (1856)
"... atheism, women's-rightism and every other ism imaginable. These,. Sir. have given it its strength there, in that section of our country where men meet ..."

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